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 2006 News Releases

News Release #021

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 21

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


The Opinions handed down on the 17th day of April, 2006, are as follows:


BY CALOGERO, C.J.:

2005-C- 0351 BILLY BROOKS HUDSON, ET AL. v. CITY OF BOSSIER CITY, ET AL.
C/W
2005-C- 0352  (Parish of Bossier)

The court of appeal decision finding that the casino revenue agreements are invalid and ordering redistribution of the funds collected pursuant to those agreements consistent with the percentages established by La. Rev. Stat. 27:93(formerly 4:552)is hereby reversed. The decision of the district court finding that the agreements are valid, except for one severable provision, is reinstated.
REVERSED AND RENDERED.

KIMBALL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.



BY JOHNSON, J.:

2004-C- 1484 WORD OF LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER v. MARK WEST, ADMINISTRATOR, ASCENSION PARISH SALES AND USE TAX AUTHORITY, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)
We affirm the judgment of the lower courts for the reasons expressed herein.
AFFIRMED.

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs and assigns reasons.
VICTORY, J., concurs.
KNOLL, J., additionally concurs and assigns reason.



2005-CC-0715 DISASTER RESTORATION DRY CLEANING, L.L.C. v. PELLERIN LAUNDRY MACHINERY SALES COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)
For the foregoing reasons, we remand this matter to the trial court forrandom re-allotment for a hearing on the enrollment issue.

Retired Judge Philip C. Ciaccio, assigned as Justice pro tempore, sitting for Associate Justice Catherine D. Kimball.

VICTORY, J., dissents.
TRAYLOR, J., dissents for reasons assigned by Knoll, J.
KNOLL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.



PER CURIAM:

2005-O- 1995 IN RE: LARRY D. JEFFERSON (Judiciary Commission of Louisiana)
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Petitioner, Larry D. Jefferson, be declared eligible to seek judicial office.





 

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